Convention Tech: Preparing For 50,000 Smartphones

Convention Tech: Preparing For 50,000 Smartphones

With more than 50,000 visitors expected at the RNC -- many of them wielding data-hogging smartphones -- wireless providers are racing to expand bandwidth.

The Tampa airwaves are getting a little crowded. With more than 50,000 visitors expected at the Republican National Convention -- many of them wielding data-hogging smartphones and laptops -- wireless providers are adding new cell towers, Wi-Fi hot spots and temporary cell sites. Tech Tuesday goes behind the scenes at the convention.

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